The next market for your exports: Staying ahead of marine technology opportunities in South Korea! 13th July Online.

The Department for International Trade (DIT) Seoul, in partnership with Valmax Technology Corporation and Kunsan National University (KNU) is organising a webinar to present the maritime opportunities for the UK in South Korea.  The DIT Seoul team has been working with a group of Korean shipbuilding experts from the industry, university, and research institutions to conduct […]


Funding available from the DIT Internationalisation Fund

The purpose of the DIT Internationalisation Fund is to assist 7,600 SME’s in England to improve international trade performance through co-investment in approved activity. The Fund is supported by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) running from December 2020 to early 2023. We have been made aware that funds are still available for companies that […]


Funded partnering with a research organisation to bring new knowledge and innovation into your business: Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP): 2022 to 2023, Round 3

The Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) programme allows a businesses or not for profit organisations to partner with a UK education institution, research and technology organisation (RTO) or Catapult to deliver a specific, strategic innovation project. The KTP partnership brings new skills and the latest academic thinking into the business partner to deliver a specific, strategic […]


Stay informed, broaden your network and collaborate through Maritime UK Innovation network groups

The Technology and Innovation Group (TIG) is a forum for both Industry, Accademia and Government to identify, discuss and action initiatives to support technological developments pertinent to the growth of the UK maritime sector (shipping, ports, engineering, science, services and leisure industries). The TIG is focussed around innovation that supports and enables the delivery of […]


Uncrewed marine vessel developer Hydrosurv makes waves in Canada with the Global Business Innovation Programme

  The Global Business Innovation Programme(GBIP) enables ambitious innovators to find partners, collaborate and expand in new markets. The three stage GBIP programme firstly prepares the business for operating in a specific market, then takes the business to the country to meet key partners and contacts from government, academia and commerce. Finally it provides post-visit […]


Plymouth Council leader announces plan to unleash city’s potential as a port

Ambitions to unleash Plymouth’s full potential as a major international port are to be set out in a new strategy announced by Council Leader Richard Bingley. The strategy will explore how Plymouth can maximise the combined potential of its four statutory ports, which support defence through Europe’s largest naval base at Devonport, international commercial trade […]


Cutting edge research facility aims to accelerate the development of offshore renewable innovations

  Two of the UK’s leading organisations spearheading the offshore renewable energy revolution are partnering to increase industry access to facilities and expertise that will fast-forward the development and deployment of new offshore renewables products and services. The University of Plymouth and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have agreed to establish a new Collaborative […]


Webinar: Strengthening Partnerships – What does the Defence AI Strategy mean for you? 14th July

The UK Ministry of Defence recently published its Defence AI Strategy, which sets out its vision to be the world’s most effective, efficient, trusted, and influential Defence organisation for its size. Closer partnerships with the UK Artificial Intelligence sector (and the technology sector generally) are central to the MOD’s vision, and to the objectives of […]